(b. 1697, Venezia, d. 1768, Venezia)
The Piazzetta Looking towards the Torre dell'Orologio1725-30
Pen and ink over pencil, 234 x 180 mm
Royal Collection, Windsor
This is a preparatory drawing for a painting, also in the Royal Collection. Most of the topographical adjustments (such as the exaggerated height of the Campanile or the lengthened projected distance between the viewer and the Torre del'Orologio) are apparent in the drawing.